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Requested: By John Daly, the use of a cart during the British Open at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Golf.com reported. In a statement, the R&A said, “We have received a request from John Daly for permission to use a buggy at The Open and it is currently under consideration.” Daly, 53, who suffers from osteoarthritis in his right knee, was accommodated with a cart during the recent PGA Championship, in which he missed the cut. Daly earned the right to play the PGA as a past champion, from 1991. He cited the Americans with Disabilities Act in his request for a cart. Daly, who won the 1995 British Open, is eligible for the world’s oldest championship as a past champion. The ADA would not affect the R&A’s decision.


Withdrew: Michelle Wie, from this week’s U.S. Women’s Open, citing an ongoing injury to her right wrist. Wie, 29, a five-time winner on the LPGA who announced the decision on social media, has made only one cut in four starts this season.